The Week Ahead: V Festival, Meltdown Festival, Kasabian, Idlewild, Cast, Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer and more

Posted: 11th August 2015
Also taking place from Monday 17th August: The Fratellis, Jungle Brothers, Joyce Sims, Flashback Festival, Shrek the Musical, Sun Ra Arkestra, Youngblood Brass Band and more

All prices are exclusive of booking fees. Click on the images for more details and to buy tickets (subject to availability)

This week:

Festivals, Tours and Concerts

V Festival from 21st to 23rd August in Chelmsford and Staffordshire with Kasabian, Stereophonics, Calvin Harris, Sam Smith, The Charlatans and more. Last tickets
Meltdown Festival from 17th to 26th August in London with Estrella Morente, Sunn O))), Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Benjamin Clementine and more from £12.50 to £14. Limited tickets available
Flashback Festival on 21st and 22nd August in Worksop, featuring Sister Sledge, The Human League, Marc Almond, Boney M, Jason Donovan and more
Cleethorpes Rocks on 22nd August featuring The Pigeon Detectives, The Brew, The Brookes, Red Light Revival and Little Barrie. 17.50.
Kasabian 20th August in Edinburgh then at Reading/Leeds Festivals - Limited tickets available
Idlewild on 17th August in Edinburgh from £20. Very limited tickets available
Cast from 23rd August to 11th February 2016 in Derby, Norwich and Carlisle from £17.50 to £30
Deerhoof from 18th to 26th August in London, Brighton, Manchester, Birmingham and Cork from £12 to £13.20
The Fratellis from 19th August to 22nd November in London, Cornwall, Glasgow and Birmingham from £17.50 to £24. Limited tickets available
Michael Rose from 20th August to 7th September in London, Manchester and Brighton from £14.50 to £23
Sun Ra Arkestra 'Nothing Ever Happens Here' on 20th August in Edinburgh
Jungle Brothers from 20th August to 10th September in London, Manchester, Bristol, Norwich, Ramsgate and more from £10 to £19.50. Limited tickets available
Youngblood Brass Band from 18th to 26th August in London, Cardiff, Exeter, Manchester, Cambridge and more from £12 to £15. Limited tickets available
Alesana from 17th to 23rd August in London, Bristol, Swansea, Southampton, Leeds and more from £12 to £13.50
Chas and Dave on 22nd August in Torquay from £20 to £31.50
Joyce Sims on 22nd August in London from £20

Comedy, Theatre and Arts

Mr B The Gentleman Rhymer 'Mr B's Guide to Modern Life' from 18th to 30th August in Edinburgh
Iliza Shlesinger 'Freezing Hot' from 17th to 29th August in London
Shrek the Musical from 18th August to 20th February 2016 in Milton Keynes
Kinky Boots from 21st August to 21st November in London. Limited tickets available
Paul Pledger